Tom Rakocevic

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Tom Rakocevic

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Critic, Government Services and Consumer Protection
Assumed office
August 23, 2018
LeaderAndrea Horwath
Member of the Ontario Provincial Parliament
for Humber River—Black Creek
Assumed office
June 7, 2018
Preceded byMario Sergio
Personal details
Political partyNew Democratic
ResidenceToronto, Ontario
OccupationExecutive assistant

Tom Rakocevic is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in the 2018 provincial election.[1] He represents the riding of Humber River—Black Creek as a member of the Ontario New Democratic Party.

He was previously the party's candidate in York West in the provincial elections of 2011 and 2014. Prior to his election to the legislature, he was employed as an executive assistant to Toronto city councillor Anthony Perruzza.[1]

Electoral record[edit]

2018 Ontario general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Democratic Tom Rakocevic 11,573 37.41 -1.80
Progressive Conservative Cyma Musarat 9,367 30.29 +19.33
Liberal Deanna Sgro 8,642 27.94 -18.77
Green Kirsten J. Bennett 485 1.57 -0.07
Libertarian Jennifer Ochoa 344 1.11
Consensus Ontario Scott Aitchison 320 1.03
Trillium Lucy Guerrero 198 0.64
Total valid votes 30,929 100.0  
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 397
Turnout 48.34
Eligible voters
New Democratic gain from Liberal Swing +1.26
Source: Elections Ontario[2]
2014 Ontario general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Mario Sergio 11,907 46.71 -3.78
New Democratic Tom Rakocevic 9,997 39.21 +4.39
Progressive Conservative Karlene Nation 2,794 10.96 -1.09
Green Keith Jarrett 418 1.64 +0.38
Freedom Kayla Baptiste 267 1.05 +0.58
Independent Wally Schwauss 111 0.44
Total valid votes 25,494 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing -4.18
Source: Elections Ontario[3]
2011 Ontario general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Mario Sergio 11,455 50.49 -4.54
New Democratic Tom Rakocevic 7,901 34.82 +7.17
Progressive Conservative Karlene Nation 2,735 12.05 +1.78
Green Joseph Rini 287 1.26 -3.68
Independent Leland W. Cornell 114 0.50  
Freedom Kayla Baptiste 107 0.47  
Independent Scott Aitchison 89 0.39  
Total valid votes 22,688 100.00
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 170 0.74
Turnout 22,858 39.24
Eligible voters 58,255
Liberal hold Swing -5.86
Source: Elections Ontario[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Palamarchuk, Andrew (June 7, 2018). "NDP's Tom Rakocevic snags Humber River—Black Creek from Liberals". Toronto Star. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
  2. ^ "Summary of Valid Votes Cast for each Candidate" (PDF). Elections Ontario. Retrieved 16 January 2019.
  3. ^ "Valid Votes Cast for Each Candidate (2014)" (PDF). Elections Ontario. June 12, 2014. p. 15. Retrieved 1 October 2016.
  4. ^ "Official return from the records / Rapport des registres officiels - York West" (PDF). Elections Ontario. 2011. Retrieved 6 June 2014.